Shillong (Meghalaya) , Sept 1 : 2 more Covid patients succumbed to their infections in Shillong today taking the death toll to 12 .
According to official sources , A 65 – year old patient, Jagadish Prasad Shah from Rait Laban area of Shillong was declared brought dead at Nazareth Hospital here on Sunday at 10.45 pm . The sample was collected and the patients was found to be Covid positive .
In the second case, Sunil Kumar Jain aged 60 years from Jhalupara area of Shillong was admitted to NEiGRIHMS on Sunday evening and expired at around 7 pm today .The patient was co – morbid and was Covid positive .
The state on Monday reported 26 new COVID-19 positive cases, taking total active cases to 1196.
In East Khasi Hills district, 14 new cases were reported all general public , West Khasi hills 01, East Jaintia Hills district 04, Ri Bhoi district 01, West Garo Hills district 05 and South West Garo Hills district reported 01 positive case.
The total COVID 19 cases so far recorded in the state is 2,377 which includes 12 deaths due to COVID-19 .